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This time of year, ticks are active and abundant, especially in the Northeast or Upper Midwest. Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, is transmitted by the bite of an infected black-legged tick, commonly known as a deer tick. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology and Initial Processing Laboratories, about ticks, Lyme disease and how to protect yourself from bites.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Lyme Disease is a tick-borne illness that is found in certain areas of the United States. Take our interactive quiz to “Test Your Knowledge of Lyme Disease” and scroll to view the “ABCs of Lyme Disease” to learn more about the disease.
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